Update from the Community Resources Division on assistance programs available for residents
The following resources and programs are available for Acton residents.
Local support is available to assist individuals & families during the holiday season. Please reach out to the Community Services Office for more information.
If you are a resident and need emergency help to pay rent and other essential bills, we can help. Emergency grants up to $1,000 are available to eligible residents.
The Housing Consumer and Education Center (HCEC) through South Middlesex Opportunity Council (SMOC) in Framingham is the agency that administers state and federally funded homelessness prevention grants including:
Financial assistance is limited based on funding, eligibility, and service area. To apply for any of the above programs please click here https://www.smoc.org/housing-consumer-education-center.php
Low Income Heat Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is a government-sponsored program that is administered through SMOC in Framingham.
Good Neighbor Energy Fund -The Good Neighbor Energy Fund is sponsored through the Salvation Army.
For more information or to apply for any of these programs please contact the Community Services Office @ 978-929-6651 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional resource information is available here